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Reflections on the Covariance of Modified Teleparallel Theories of Gravity

Instituto de Astronomía y Física del Espacio (IAFE), CONICET, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Casilla de Correo 67, Sucursal 28, Buenos Aires 1428, Argentina
Departamento de Física, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, Pabellón I, Buenos Aires 1428, Argentina
Departamento de Ingeniería en Telecomunicaciones and Instituto Balseiro, Centro Atómico Bariloche, Av. Ezequiel Bustillo 9500, San Carlos de Bariloche CP 8400, Argentina
Departamento de Física y Astronomía, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de La Serena, Av. Juan Cisternas 1200, La Serena 1720236, Chile
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Universe 2019, 5(6), 158;
Received: 23 May 2019 / Revised: 15 June 2019 / Accepted: 18 June 2019 / Published: 25 June 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Selected Papers from Teleparallel Universes in Salamanca)
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We review the current status of the Lorentz covariance in teleparallel and modified teleparallel theories of gravity, and discuss the controversial features of the different approaches. We also revisit the issue of the remnant Lorentz gauge symmetries in f ( T ) gravity. View Full-Text
Keywords: teleparallel gravity; f(T) gravity; Lorentz invariance teleparallel gravity; f(T) gravity; Lorentz invariance
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Bejarano, C.; Ferraro, R.; Fiorini, F.; Guzmán, M.J. Reflections on the Covariance of Modified Teleparallel Theories of Gravity. Universe 2019, 5, 158.

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